About the Author

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes has written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

Detroit Pistons 2023 NBA Rookie of the Year Odds

June 27, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

It’s been a long time since the Detroit Pistons made this big a splash in NBA headlines, but following a dramatic night in the 2022 NBA Draft, the team has added a pair of exciting players. Both are talented enough to be legit candidates for an NBA award next season. For those interested in sports […]

DraftKings Opens Retail Sportsbook in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

June 23, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

A retail sportsbook operated by DraftKings is open now at Bay Mills Resort & Casino in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is a temporary facility until a permanent retail sportsbook is completed in the fall. With the temperature heating up in Michigan, which is one of the most popular summer vacation destinations in the Midwest, many […]

Michigan Governor Rejects Casino Project Proposal in Muskegon County

June 16, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has denied a casino project proposal from the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians for Muskegon. She cited concerns that a casino near I-96 in Muskegon may interfere with a federal status of a nearby tribe. Little River officials expressed disappointment at the apparent failure of what was a 14-year effort […]

Detroit Tigers Under Bettors Are Cashing Endless Tickets

June 3, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Detroit Tigers are scrambling to salvage a semblance of respectability from a season that seems to be heading toward 90+ losses. While fans are disappointed that the Tigers are mired in a rebuilding phase without an end in sight, they also have to scratch their heads at how poorly the Detroit team is performing […]

Tigers vs Guardians Weekend Series Odds And Preview

May 26, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The Detroit Tigers host their rivals, the Cleveland Guardians, in a four-game series that runs Thursday-Sunday in the Motor City. The home team will most likely be underdogs in three games, which gives bettors an opportunity to place a plus-money wager if they believe Detroit can take a game or two. Thus far, the Tigers’ […]

Michigan Online Casinos Generate Record Revenue Of $132.4 Million In April

May 19, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

April revenue from Michigan online casinos totaled $132.4 million — a new monthly record for the state. The previous mark was $131.7 million set in March. The Michigan Gaming Control Board released data this week in its monthly report, which indicated that gaming operators brought in $163.1 million last month in the state, which includes casino […]

Detroit Tigers Odds Boosts: Best Apps For Bigger Profits

May 17, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

The 2022 MLB season has been unsatisfying for fans of the Detroit Tigers. But, as the old baseball saying goes: “Momentum is the next day’s starting pitcher.” Fortunes can change tomorrow, and that may be today following a sweep of the Orioles last weekend. Either way, there are tons of opportunities to increase the bottom line […]

Michigan Gaming Revenue Topped $2 Billion In 2021

May 16, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

In the first year of legal online betting, Michigan became “one of the largest regulated internet gaming markets in the world,” according to a sweeping state-by-state review of 2021 by the American Gaming Association. The Michigan Gaming Control Board reported $2.7 billion in adjusted gaming revenue in 2021, with the majority of that coming from […]